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Tackling complex conservation challenges by strengthening collaboration and leveraging resources across Africa by Rebecca Goodman

October 30, 2017

The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) is a coalition of seven US-based international conservation NGOs with extensive field programs in Africa: African Wildlife Foundation, Conservation International, the Jane Goodall Institute, The Nature Conservancy, World Resources Institute, Wildlife Conservation Society, and World Wildlife Fund. ABCG is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to collectively advance understanding of critical biodiversity conservation challenges and their solutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Rebecca Goodman, ABCG Coordinator and  Evelyn Namvua, Communications and Engagement Officer presented an overview of Phase II and its five thematic foci critical to effective conservation efforts:

1. Land and Resource Tenure Rights
2. Land Use Management
3. Managing Global Change Impacts
4. Global Health Linkages to Conservation: Population Health and Environment;
Fresh-Water Sanitation and Hygiene
5. Emerging Issues

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